"I always found it difficult to bowl to him" - Sunil Narine names the player who has played the best against him in the IPL

"I always found it difficult to bowl to him" - Sunil Narine names the player who has played the best against him in the IPL

On Monday, the two-time champion, Kolkata Knight Riders, will take on the inaugural IPL champions, the Rajasthan Royals. The match will start at 7:30 in the evening at the Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai. Both teams have three wins each this season, but KKR has one loss more than RR. That makes this match more vital for them. However, the Men in Purple and Gold are coming off two back-to-back losses, but they are confident enough to bounce back. Just before the match, the franchise shared a video clip featuring veteran spinner Sunil Narine.

Narine, who will be playing his 150th IPL match on Monday, shared his IPL experience in the video. He also revealed the name of a batsman who he found very hard to bowl at. The veteran spinner said that the former Indian opener, Virender Sehwag, was the toughest to bowl at. He said Sehwag had always played in his own way and he kept the scoring rate going. The veteran spinner added, "He always kept the game going, no matter what situation the team was in. He kept batting the way he did." 

Narine has done a tremendous job so far this season. He has been the most economical bowler in the tournament, with an aneconomy rate of 5.00. The veteran spinner is the only bowler to concede the least number of boundaries in the TATA IPL 2022. Speaking of his preparation, he said that bowling a bad bowl will always go for boundaires. That's the reason that he bowls fewer bad ones. He also said that he believes in keeping things simple. If the batsman is able to hit a boundary on a good bowl, he will bowl the next one in the same area, because batters can't hit the same ball twice.

When asked about the request by Sachin Tendulkar to the broadcasters of the 2012 Champions League T20 tournament to provide him with footage of his bowling, he replied that it felt nice when such a great batsman had noticed you. He also said that it also reflects the dedication of Sachin towards the game. He added, "I think for any player or youngster coming up, always strive to be the best and work on the fine details."

The veteran spinner has now completed 10 years with KKR in the IPL. Speaking of that, he said that it is a nice feeling for him to play for the same franchise for a long time. Narine also pointed out that there are not many players who play for the same franchise for a long time, so it is an achievement for him. He ended, "I have always told Venky Mysore, KKR CEO, that hopefully I don't play for any other franchise, I have loved my stay at KKR so hopefully I start and finish here."


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